16 December 2014
Simon Basketter looks at how the US uses torture to punish those who challenge its power—and how the British state has backed it all the way
16 December 2014
The media went into Islamophobic overdrive at news of a gunman holding people hostage in a cafe in Sydney, Australia, this week.
02 December 2014
Simon Basketter looks at the Home Office’s new ‘counter-terrorism’ bill
14 October 2014
Linda is a 7/7 London bombing survivor, who was injured in the Aldgate Tube bomb on 7 July 2005.
02 September 2014
David Cameron has given police and intelligence agencies further powers to crack down on those he decides are “terrorists” in a raft of new measures announced this week.
29 July 2014
The Trojan Horse hoax in Birmingham subjected Muslims to a racist witch hunt—and the recent report is full of contradictions
17 June 2014
Could the ‘Trojan Horse’ witch hunt be just the start of a new period of worsening racism in our schools? Muslim parents, teachers and governors talked to Adam Cochrane and Sadie Robinson about why they are angry—and afraid
03 December 2013
Investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill set out to put names, faces and stories to the victims of the Western military in his new film Dirty Wars. He spoke to Judith Orr about his journey to expose the slaughter of the “war on terror”
25 June 2013
A homemade bomb went off outside the Aisha Mosque and Islamic Centre in Walsall in the West Midlands on Friday of last week.
28 May 2013
The hypocrisy of the ruling class knows no bounds—especially when it comes to justifying violence.
07 May 2013
Thousands of supporters of the racist English Defence League (EDL) rallied in Dewsbury, in Yorkshire, last June yelling abuse and threatening local Asian people.
23 April 2013
The police manhunt for the people who planted the Boston bombs targeted two brothers, Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
17 July 2012
Police invent terror evidence
West Midlands Police have been caught making up evidence to detain a Muslim student under the Terrorism Act.
17 July 2012
West Midlands Police have charged six men under the Terrorism Act 2006 for an alleged plot to attack an English Defence League (EDL) demonstration in Dewsbury last month.
29 May 2012
Talha Ahsan was arrested in 2006, so he could be extradited to the US to face terrorism related charges.
10 April 2012
The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday of this week that British terrorism suspects wanted by the US can be extradited there.
06 December 2011
‘An institution that confuses active citizens with criminals and equates Al Qaida with efforts to reimagine the City is an institution in grave danger of losing its way’Statement by Occupy London after police briefed against them in a "terrorism update".
06 September 2011
Ten years ago, lower Manhattan became the Sarajevo of the "war on terrorism". Although conscience recoils against making an equation between the assassination of a single Archduke and his wife (28 June 1914) and the slaughter of almost 3,000 New Yorkers, the analogy otherwise is eerily apt.
09 August 2011
The British government and army covered up state sponsored right wing terrorism for over 35 years.
02 August 2011
A new report describes how two of Britain’s most influential right wing think‑tanks have used the fear of terrorism and of Islam to push an authoritarian agenda.